9/11/11 – A Decade Later

Psalm 119:50: My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life.

Our prayers are with the families today as we commemorate the lives lost on this day 10 years ago, and the heroes who fought to save lives and who honored God and their country though their sacrifice.

This article by Sojourner’s Jim Wallis is a wonderful recap of that day and the last 10 years from the Christian perspective.

10 Years After 9/11: The Good and the Bad

by Jim Wallis

For a moment, the world’s last remaining superpower was vulnerable, and we all felt it. In Washington, people fled from downtown D.C., walking and running right past our house, and gathered to pray at places such as Sojourners’ office. Joy helped Luke set up a little water station, as people frantically rushed by our house.

As we gather in our houses of worship this Sunday, September 11, many pastors will remind their parishioners of two fundamental truths: We must not be overcome by evil, but rather overcome evil with good, andthey will know we are Christians by our love.”

Read the full article: http://blog.sojo.net/2011/09/08/10-years-after-911-the-good-and-the-bad/

2012-08-24T02:20:00+00:00

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